A queue of ambulances to hospitals where they take patients with coronavirus due to a new regimen patients: in the waiting room can’t be more than 9 patients at a time, the rest are waiting for the queue in cars, said on Saturday the Committee for healthcare of St. Petersburg.

Earlier, several media outlets and social media users have reported a cluster of machines "emergency", which appeared from time to time at the entrances to some hospitals.

"the Cluster of ambulances in medical institutions of St. Petersburg associated with the change regimens in patients redeveloped for patients with coronavirus infection in hospitals", – stated in the message.

According to first Deputy Prime Minister Andrey sarany, the emergency room of a large hospital in one stage may take from 6 to 9 patients, depending on the number of available observation and the availability of health personnel.

"More patients in the waiting room you can’t fit it for two reasons. First – you need to avoid contact of patients, and second – we can’t leave them without medical supervision. Therefore, patients awaiting admission in the ambulance. In addition, we should not forget about the compulsory disinfection after each patient is like a room in the hospital and the medical staff" said Saran, whose words are reported.

As reported cosgrave, every day the situation with the availability of beds in hospitals evaluates the center for emergency medical evacuation where the clock is on duty four doctors and 10 dispatchers. The center collects information about upcoming patients and determines which agencies will be sent the maximum flow of patients.

"In an emergency there are two principle hospitalization – maximum "short arm" and the standard for time of arrival to the patient. The experience of the last weeks I can say that the maximum queue of ambulances are observed where the institution is only beginning reception of infectious patients after conversion. For example, when the Alexander Mariinsky hospital ended the construction of sanitary systems and the feeding of oxygen, these hospitals do not receive patients. After completion of the work to them sent the maximum flow of patients," concluded Saran.

According to the city oberstab on Saturday in St. Petersburg 4734 confirmed case of coronavirus, a gain for the day amounted to 323 cases. Recovered 877 people, 33 died.